On Friday, it seemed as if the country was split into three groups. Those that shunned Black Friday with scorn, those that tentatively and quietly searched out bargains in the hope of making their Christmas a little cheaper…and those that threw themselves into the ‘biggest shopping day of the year’ which resulted in… 1,010 more words
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I decided to write this blog because I am on a journey to live simply and resourcefully. The mantra I aim to live by is to ‘live simply so others can simply live’.
This sounds lame, doesn’t it? It’s sort of like that job interview question where you’re asked to identify a weakness and you say, ‘It’s my work ethic, I just have a hard time saying no to new projects.” Suddenly the weakness sounds pretty good. 323 more words
One of the reasons I started SunshinyDay was to make it easy for people to be conscious consumers (AND have a good time!) Why on earth would you buy something that causes harm to other people or the environment if you can find something just as good that has a much lower social and environmental cost? 383 more words